The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Despite the name, this is not some kind of vampire fiction book. It is entirely true. So how can someone be immortal and this book be true, I hear you ask? Well, Henrietta Lacks is gone in soul, but her cancer cells live on, having been responsible for many advances in science. Little was known... Continue Reading →

The Distant Hours by Kate Morton

(This is what the Australian book cover looks like - I've already passed my book on, so no photograph). The Distant Hours was a Christmas present I was really looking forward to. I loved both The Shifting Fog (The House at Riverton) and The Forgotten Garden – both were multilayered stories combining present day, history... Continue Reading →

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